Celia Johnson

Standard Name: Johnson, Celia


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Reception Daphne Du Maurier
DDM was pleased with the stage production, though she thought the male lead, Owen Nares , was not exactly right for the part. She loved the performances of the women, especially that of Celia Johnson .
Forster, Margaret. Daphne du Maurier. Chatto and Windus.
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Reception Dorothy Whipple
DW 's mother and siblings cried over the text of her childhood autobiography, remembering old days.
Whipple, Dorothy. Random Commentary. Michael Joseph.
J. C. Squire praised the book in the Daily Telegraph and Evelyn Waugh in The Spectator wrote that...
Textual Production Muriel Box
Some of MB 's scriptwriting left almost no trace on the subsequent record of works produced communally. For instance, The Astonished Heart, released in 1950, is listed as a British film starring Noël Coward
Textual Production Elizabeth Taylor
ET borrowed for this novel from the opening of an apparently unpublished short story by Dorothy Whipple , Last Laugh.
Beauman, Nicola. The Other Elizabeth Taylor. Persephone Books.
Her book scored a success in a television adaptation, with Celia Johnson in...


26 November 1945: The film Brief Encounter, starring actress...

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26 November 1945

The film Brief Encounter, starring actress Celia Johnson , directed by David Lean , based on a play by Noël Coward , had its English premiere.


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